Why India Chipchase? For the Sun, it must have been the booze: “Woman ‘drank six Jagerbombs in ten minutes on the night she was raped and murdered” went the tweet, for which the newspaper was rightly damned. 200 more words
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The Argentine President, Mauricio Macri, has announced a national plan to fight violence against women.
Mr Macri said every 37 hours a woman was attacked in Argentina and that education was the key to ending deeply rooted cultural patterns of violence.
QotD: "It is not considered unnatural for men to pose a threat; it is considered unnatural for women to do nothing to counteract it"
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On Tuesday Ben Butler was sentenced to a minimum of 23 years in prison for the murder of his six-year-old daughter Ellie. It’s a death that is particularly tragic because not only was it predictable, but it was predicted, again and again.
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A man carried out a “sustained and forceful” attack on a in Leeds before spending the money he stole from her on takeaways, drugs and cigarettes, a court has heard.
“Love recognizes no BARRIERS. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, PENETRATES walls to arrive at its destination full of hope.
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Disclaimer: I write this blog acknowledging that I am an outsider because I don’t live in Mexico and because my everyday lived experiences when it comes to gender violence and harassment are somewhat different than the experiences of the women whose lives are in danger on a daily basis. 722 more words